2023 UK National Championships

To be held at  Looe S.C.
5th – 11th August 2023

  • Medical Forms & Parent/Guardian Declaration Forms
  • Event Details (Summary of Terms & Conditions, Fleet Guidance etc.)
  • Notice of Race – TBA
  • Sailing Instructions – TBA

Entry (Deposit only) is now available.


  • If your boat number is unknown, please enter it as TBA + your initials, as we need unique boat numbers!
  • Please register using identical details for the deposit and (later) to pay the balance. Thiss alows us to match entries and not have to chase you when you have paid the balance.


2023 UK National Championships 

To be held at  Looe S.C.
5th – 11th August 2023


  1. Which Fleet? – Guidance
  2. Medical and Declaration Forms
  3. Notice of Race – TBA
  4. Sailing Instructions – TBA

Provisional details below:

NOTE: The first emergency contact for your medical forms is someone land based and at Looe. Please give some thought as to who this can be.

Declaration: Please Refer to the NoR and S.I for full details

  1. All boat Helms must be current members of the International GP14 Class Association.
    Full Membership and temporary Event Membership can be purchased from our online Shop.
    Competitors who are under 18 before and including the last date of the regatta must have a declaration form completed by their parent or guardian before they will be allowed to compete. This applies to helms and crews.
  2. I certify that a valid Class Certificate is held for the boat.
  3. I certify that the boat is insured for a minimum of £3,000,000 Third Party Liability Cover.
  4. I agree to be bound by the Racing Rules of Sailing, the rules of the International GP14 Class Association, the Sailing Instructions and the liability disclaimer therein and all other rules that govern this event.

Competition details and results will be available on the World Wide Web.
I agree for our details of Sail number, Competitor name, Crew name and Sailing club to be included on the web site running total listing.
If you would prefer for details not to be listed on the web please contact the office.

Cancellation Penalties

The closing date for entries is midnight on Date TBC

  • No refunds will be made after the closing date.
  • ALL Refunds are subject to an administration fee of £30.
  • Cancellations up to and including Date TBC will be entitled to a full refund of all amounts paid
  • Cancellations after May 1st and before the closing date will be entitled to a refund of 50% of monies paid to cover the committed costs of the organisers.
  • If the organising authority implements a decision to cancel under the provisions of NoR 4.10, the amounts to be refunded will match the dates and amounts, subject to the terms of cancellation, in the NoR Section 5.
  • All notifications of cancellation must be made in writing to the GP 14 Association office before the date specified. An email to [email protected] will be acceptable as a method of communication.
  • Substitution of the person named as helm on the entry form will not be allowed.

National Championship – Fleet Allocation Guidance

Gold Fleet: Will include those who:
Have finished in the top 20 of any National Championship ( with an entry of more than 40)
Have finished in the top 15 of any National Championship ( with an entry of less than 40)
Are considered a professional sailor
Silver Fleet: Will include those who:
Do not qualify for the Gold Fleet
Have finished between 21-30 in any National Championship ( with an entry of more than 40 )
Have finished between 16-30 in any National Championship ( with an entry of less than 40)
Bronze Fleet: A bronze fleet competitor
will include those who do not qualify for the Gold or Silver Fleet

Note: You can select your preference of Fleet but ultimately the decision is at the Championship Committee’s discretion

TROPHY Guidance – Select trophies (only when paying the Full Entry or Balance)

The Banner-Mendus Memorial Trophy Helm and Crew who are both over 45 years of age on 1st January in the year of the Championship
The Castanet Junior Trophy Junior Helm who will not achieve his/her 19th birthday by 31st December in the year of the Championship
The Gwen Davies Trophy Female Crew
The Hamble Trophy Anchor / presented HRSC Boat Helmed and Crewed by members of the same family
The John Brown Trophy Helm from the host club
The Largs SC Trophy Helm from a Scottish Sailing Club
The Marsden Trophy Boat with registered sail number less than 13200
The Samuel Trophy Helm participating in his/her first sailing championship of any kind in any class
The Small Craft Trophy Female Helm
The Yachts & Yachting Trophy Helm and Crew whose combined ages do not exceed 45 in the year of the Championship
Team Trophy Team Trophy- The Sandgrounder Cup


Event Entry

Deposit, Adult GP14 member, Youth Helm GP14 member, Youth Helm+Crew GP14 member